Nikolas K. Gvosdev

U.S. Naval War College; Carnegie Council Senior Fellow, U.S. Global Engagement Program

Nikolas K. Gvosdev is a professor of national security affairs at the U.S. Naval War College, the director of the Policy Analysis sub-course in the National Security Affairs Department, and the Captain Jerome E. Levy Chair in economic geography and national security.

He is Carnegie Council Senior Fellow, U.S. Global Engagement program (USGE).

Gvosdev was the editor of The National Interest and remains a senior editor at the magazine. He also holds a non-residential senior fellowship at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. He is a co-author of U.S. Foreign Policy and Defense Strategy: The Evolution of an Incidental Superpower (2015). He previously published Russian Foreign Policy: Interests, Vectors and Sectors (with Christopher Marsh) in 2013.

Gvosdev is a frequent commentator on U.S. foreign policy and international relations, Russian and Eurasian affairs, and developments in the Middle East.

Last Updated: January 26, 2018